How a New York City newspaper delivery drivers' strike in 1945 failed to divert readers' interest in their favorite newspapers. Shows the newspapers of the day and huge lines of people outside newspaper offices waiting to purchase updated editions. In Kodachrome. ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Media: Newspapers, Labor: Strikes, New York City
Shows transportation corridors leading into and out of New York City, and efforts at transportation and infrastructure planning. ( 10 reviews ) Topics: New York City, Transportation: General, City planning
Exploration of the colorful counterculture of Greenwich Village in the early 1960s. Narrator: Jean Shepherd. Director, producer and screenwriter: Stewart Willensky. Beat life-avant-garde poetry and music: Charles Mills. ( 9 reviews ) Topics: New York City: History, Counterculture, Bohemianism
Amateur film made in Manhattan, New York City during World War II, showing a Greenwich Village street art exhibition, springtime at Coney Island, and Greenwich Village stilled by a snowstorm. ( 6 reviews ) Topics: Amateur films, New York City: History, Weather: Blizzards
Home movies shot by an African American family on their road trip to New York City and the New York World's Fair, ca. 1964-65. Includes street scenes of New York City, motels and houses of friends, and scenes shot at the Fair. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Home movies, Roadtrips, Families, New York World's Fair (1964-65), African Americans, New York City
Contents. A plea for community planning, which contrasts the awesome conditions of human living in a modern industrial city with (1) the serenity of life in an eighteenth-century New England village and (2) the architect's and engineer's concept of the model community, as typified by the federal government's resettlement experiment at Greenbelt, Maryland, and the privately developed one at Radburn, New Jersey. Life in the New England village of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century... ( 2 reviews ) Topics: City planning, Urban planning, Greenbelt, Maryland, 1930s, Great Depression, Shirley Center, Mass.,...